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The Arts in Prehistoric Greece

£14.99

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"The Arts in Prehistoric Greece" is a comprehensive survey of how the Aegean peoples expressed themselves during a period of some five thousand years after the end of the Bronze Age. (c 1100 BC), and before the rise of Greek Art. Work produced in the ambience of the palaces of Crete (including the palace of Minos at Knossos) and of Mycaenae on the mainland is fully described and illustrated. Although the debt to Egypt and the Levant is acknowledged, the essential independence of the Aegean is stressed, together with its retention of primitive characteristics which was typical of the area long after they had been abandoned in other parts of the civilized world.

Slight discolouration to top of pages. Dust jacket slightly creased at top

Item details

Author(s):
Hood, Sinclair
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8.5inches x 6.25inches
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0140560424
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd.
Title:
The Arts in Prehistoric Greece

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"The Arts in Prehistoric Greece" is a comprehensive survey of how the Aegean peoples expressed themselves during a period of some five thousand years after the end of the Bronze Age. (c 1100 BC), and before the rise of Greek Art. Work produced in the ambience of the palaces of Crete (including the palace of Minos at Knossos) and of Mycaenae on the mainland is fully described and illustrated. Although the debt to Egypt and the Levant is acknowledged, the essential independence of the Aegean is stressed, together with its retention of primitive characteristics which was typical of the area long after they had been abandoned in other parts of the civilized world.

Slight discolouration to top of pages. Dust jacket slightly creased at top

Author(s):
Hood, Sinclair
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8.5inches x 6.25inches
Edition:
1978
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0140560424
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd.
Title:
The Arts in Prehistoric Greece

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